Banana and Cinnamon Cupcakes by CakeDiem

Banana and Cinnamon Cupcakes

Regular readers of my blog will know I purposely buy two extra bananas a week that I allow to go brown so I have an excuse to bake with them- my go-to recipe being banana bread. But this week I’ve went for something a bit different, mainly due to the fact I haven’t been too…

Perfect Pancakes by Cake Diem

Perfect Pancakes

Happy Pancake Day everyone! Growing up, Easter was never really a big thing in my house- I’ve only every received two Easter eggs in my life (cue violin music). But now I have the pleasure of cooking for myself I can make Easter related things to my heart’s content. First thing to tackle: Shrove Tuesday.…

Strawberry and Banana Bread by Cake Diem

Strawberry and Banana Bread

Banana bread is my favourite. I make it all the time. In fact, when I go food shopping I always buy two extra bananas, which I know I won’t be able to eat in time, so I can bake with them! I feel bananas are so versatile when it comes with baking and fruit in…

Red velvet Cake by Cake Diem

Red Velvet Cake

Hi everyone! I’ve returned from the pseudo-reality that is the exam season and I’m raring and willing to bake again for you lovely people. In fact, within two hours of finishing my last exam, a couple of my course friends and I baked this beautiful red velvet cake.

Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Raspberry Buttercream by whitneyinchicago, on Flickr

Simple Cupcake Recipe

A cupcake (also known as fairy cake, patty cake) is a small cake designed to serve on person, commonly baked in paper cases or “cups.” They were an American invention (as many delicious recipes are!) The first mention of the cupcake can be traced as far back as 1796, when a recipe notation of “a cake…